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We Can Never Know Another’s Pain

(Here’s a silent witness who’ll be there for you but never offer his ‘wisdom.’ It’s probably why he’s called “Man’s Best Friend.” Photo by CKMellor, Beaver Lake, Spring 2011) Years ago, I had a girlfriend who looked at me and … Continue reading

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Humor on the Cancer Ward

(The following ran as an Op-Ed of mine in Providence Journal on Fri, Sept. 4, 2009; it was picked up by World Health. It points to the need for humor–in even the bleakest of circumstances.) _________________________________________________ I DIDN’T ALWAYS recognize … Continue reading

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